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Going Back to School During COVID-19
Back-to-school season can already be a stressful time for parents. Add a global pandemic into the mix, and many parents might be pulling their hair out. Here's how to help your child stay safe.
How to Spot Depression in Children
In kids and teens, severe depression is a real risk to health and well-being. Learn how to spot the signs of depression in your child.
First Oral Rx for Spinal Muscular Atrophy
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first-ever oral medication for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).
Rx for Chagas Disease Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a treatment for Chagas disease.
Healthy Back-to-School Habits
Maybe you’ve already been back-to-school shopping and are ready to send your kids into a new school year with all the right supplies. But do you know how to keep your kids healthy as school starts back?
Household Hazards: Staying Safe
Your home is your safe space away from all the safety hazards of daily life. But certain household substances and items can pose serious safety risks to your family.
Severe Allergic Reactions at School: Are You Prepared?
For the 1 in 13 children who have food allergies, being prepared can make all the difference.
New Seizure Rx Gets FDA Go-Ahead
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new indication for a drug that is derived from the Cannabis sativa plant.
Fighting Youth E-Cig Use
Over the last several years, we have seen countless stories about increasing e-cig use, the risks and the possible side effects. And health officials continue working to keep up with the trend.
Tick Season Means Lyme Disease
Lyme disease is a well-known risk tied to tick bites, so for those living in certain areas, a tick bite can be a nerve-racking experience. But there are ways to lower your risk.